We’ve seen the election results. We have read the polls, too. It’s no secret that Republicans are not doing well in California. Statewide, our party registration is down. There’s not one statewide Republican elected official [...]
Administrators at Leadership Public Schools (LPS), a charter school with campuses in Oakland and other Bay Area cites, are saying that the Oakland Airport Business Park is a fairly ideal location for the school despite [...]
Local business owners are raising concerns about negative impacts of a plan by developer Phil Tagami’s company CCIG to place a charter public high school with nearly 500 students at Oakland Airport Business Park. The [...]
In the 1950s, Secretary of Defense Charles Wilson made his infamous statement, “What is good for General Motors is good for the United States.” Now, our public service unions are telling us “What is good [...]
At its general meeting on February 25, the San Francisco Board of Education unanimously approved a policy aimed at further improving school climate at all San Francisco Unified School District schools and reducing student suspensions.
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris this week announced a package of legislation to help local school districts and communities address California’s elementary school truancy crisis.Each year, an estimated one million elementary school students are truant, [...]
District 4 Councilmember Moses Zapien will hold a community meeting at Gian’s Delicatessen on the Miracle Mile, 2112 Pacific Ave. on Tuesday, March 25, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.Councilmember Zapien, who speaks fluent Spanish, [...]
While Mayor Jean Quan and City Administrator Deanna Santana are publicly parting ways on the best of terms, Oakland Post sources at City Hall are painting a more stormy behind-the-scenes farewell.
Dr. Nehemiah Davis, President of the National Missionary Baptist Convention of America (NMBCA) announced the appointment of Dr. Kenneth Anderson as Chair of the Foreign Mission Board Subcommittee.
The Oakland City Council voted, 5-4, to keep the Domain Awareness Center (DAC) with measures to scale-back surveillance to only the Port of Oakland going forward into Phase 2 of the project. Mayor Jean Quan [...]